Postdoctoral Research Scholar-Synthetic Biology Risk and Governance

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Postdoctoral Research Scholar-Synthetic Biology Risk and Governance
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North Carolina State University, School of Public and International Affairs
Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
September 30, 2013


Title: Postdoctoral Research Scholar, NC State University Raleigh, NC
Position #: 00103539 Department: 160601 - Public and International Affairs
Supervisor/Reports to: Jennifer Kuzma <>
The School of Public and International Affairs at NC State invites applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar position with an interest in science and technology policy and qualitative research skills beginning 09/01/2013. The position is for a one year appointment in the Department of Public Administration. The successful candidate will help conduct and oversee research at the intersection of science, technology and society in the field of synthetic biology. They will be part of a research team to develop case studies of synthetic biology applications that are in early stages of development in order to critically evaluate the potential risks, benefits and societal issues posed by them, and to identify the strengths and weaknesses of existing systems likely to be used for their governance. You may visit our website at
Qualifications: A PhD, JD or MD in a field relevant to synthetic biology governance such as policy sciences, communication, biology, sociology, etc.
How to apply: NC State requires all applications to be initiated electronically. To apply, visit
Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. AA/EOE